Agenda, Hearing 28 November 2016

Hearing (Revised on 25 November 2016)

Location: Gatineau, Quebec
Date: 28 November 2016 at 9:00 a.m.

Conference Center
Portage IV
140, Promenade du Portage
Gatineau, Quebec

Hearing Room: Outaouais
Temporary Examination Room: Papineau – 819-953-3168

Interventions received concerning the applications scheduled for this hearing are available on the public examination files.

Reference Documents: Broadcasting Notices of Consultation CRTC 2016-225, 2016-225-1 2016-225-2 and 2016-225-3.

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Appearing Items

Monday, 28 November 2016

Phase I – Presentations by the applicants

  1. Rogers Media Inc.
    Across Canada
    Applications 2016-0009-9, 2016-0332-4 and 2016-0377-0
  2. Application by Rogers Media Inc. (Rogers), on behalf of the licensees, to renew and/or amend the broadcasting licences for its English-language television services.

  3. Corus Entertainment Inc.
    Across Canada
    Applications 2016-0015-6, 2016-0217-8, 2016-0216-0 and 2015-1373-9
  4. Application by Corus entertainment Inc. (Corus), on behalf of the licensees, to renew and/ or amend the broadcasting licences for its English-language television services.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

  1. Bell Media inc.
    Across Canada
    Application 2016-0012-2
  2. Application by Bell Media Inc., on behalf of the licensees, to renew and/or amend the broadcasting licences for its English-language television services.

Phase II – Presentations by interveners

  1. Canadian Ethnocultural Council (CEC), Consumers’ Association of Canada (CAC), Council of Senior Citizens’ Organizations of B.C. (COSCO), National Pensioners Federation (NPF) & Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) (int. #781)
  2. Canadian Media Producers Association (int. #858)
  3. Canadian Association of Film Distributors and Exporters (int. #638)
  4. Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (int. #787)
  5. Documentary Organization of Canada (int. #860)
  6. High Definition Pictures Inc. (int. #383)
  7. Metro Toronto Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (int. #875)
  8. Urban Alliance Race Relations (int. #893)

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

  1. Media Access Canada (int. #729)
  2. TELUS Communications Company (int. #871)
  3. Forum for Research and Policy in Communications (FRPC) (int. #855)
  4. Unifor 723m (int. #670)
  5. Unifor (int. #867, #811)
  6. Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) (int. #894)
  7. Directors Guild of Canada (int. #845)
  8. Conseil Provincial du Secteur des Communications (int. #861)
  9. Kosiner Venture Capital Inc. (int. #123)
  10. UNIFOR830M Unionized employees of CITY & OMNI in Vancouver (int. #675)
  11. Fairchild Television Ltd. (int. #830)
  12. Writers Guild of Canada (int. #835)
  13. Association des réalisateurs et réalisatrice du Québec (ARRQ)/ Société des auteurs de radio, télévision et cinéma (SARTEC)/ Union des Artistes (UDA) (int. #766, 772, 775, 778, 780)
  14. Women in Film and Television Vancouver (int. #849)

Thursday, 1 December 2016

  1. Entertainment One (int. #703, 705, 709)
  2. Quebec English-language Production Council (int. #837)
  3. On Screen Manitoba (int. #847)

Interveners in support of Bell Media inc.

  1. Saskatoon Blades (int. #18)
  2. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Halifax (int. #177)
  3. Manitoba Chambers of Commerce (int. #253)

Interveners in support of Rogers Media Inc.

  1. Jag Badwal (Int. #623)
  2. S.U.C.E.S.S. (Int. #493)
  3. VICE Media Canada (Int. #501)
  4. HotBizMedia Inc. (Int. #489)
  5. Elfina Luk (Int. #704)

Phase III – Replies by the applicants – Reverse order

  1. Bell Media inc.
  2. Corus Entertainment Inc.
  3. Rogers Media Inc.

Non-appearing item

Even though there are no oral presentations for the following application, it is, nevertheless, part of this hearing and such, it will be considered by the Panel and decision will be rendered at a later date.

Please refer to Broadcasting Notice(s) of Consultation CRTC 2016-225, 2016-225-1, 2016-225-2 and 2016-225-3 for a detailed description of the following application which is available electronically on the CRTC website as well as in the Temporary Examination Room.

  1. Shaw Communications Inc.
    Across Canada
    Application 2016-0018-0
  2. Application by Shaw Communications Inc. (Shaw), on behalf of Shaw Cablesystems Limited, licensee of the English-language television station CJBN-TV Kenora, Ontario, and Shaw Cablesystems (VCI) Limited, licensee of the national VOD service known as Shaw On Demand, to renew the broadcasting licences for these undertakings on a standalone basis.

  3. Telelatino Network Inc.
    Across Canada
    Application 2016-0405-9
  4. Application by Telelatino Network Inc. (TLN) to renew and amend the broadcasting licences for the discretionary services Telelatino and SkyTG 24 on a standalone basis.

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